Mental Health - Wilmington VA Medical Center
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Wilmington VA Medical Center


Mental Health

If you qualify for VA health care, you can get high-quality mental health services as part of your benefits. You may also be able to get care for certain mental health problems even if you don't have VA health care.

Our Behavioral Health Department provides consultation, evaluation and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional wellbeing. Depending on the individual's needs, treatment may include individual therapy sessions with a clinician, medication management, or group therapy. The goal of all treatment is to alleviate symptoms, to improve patients' lives, and to improve their relationships with their families and communities. We also conduct research and training to ensure state-of-the-art treatment.

Behavioral Health services available at Wilmington VAMC include:

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Treatment of Addictive Disorders
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Suicide Prevention

Treatment addresses the following:

  • Depression, sadness, grief
  • Anxiety, worry, nervousness
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress from medical problems and/or pain
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder and combat related stress disorder
  • Emotional problems, such as managing anger
  • Vocational issues
  • Troublesome thoughts or ideas
  • Confused thinking
  • Aggressive or self-harming behaviors
  • Memory problems


Confidentiality: Behavioral Health services are confidential. We will not talk to anyone about information you share unless you give written consent. Under federal law, a few exceptions to this rule exist. If you have questions, please ask your behavioral health provider.

Contact Info


  • Wilmington VAMC
    1st Floor, West Wing
    3rd Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 302-994-2511 Ext. 4805
  • 800-461-8262 Ext. 4805

Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm